IMDEA Energy participated in the City and Science Biennial held at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid from 22 to 25 February.

Researchers from the Biotechnological Processes and Thermochemical Processes units have brought their work on sustainable energy closer to children and adults through different workshops and participatory games.

In this way, attendees were able to learn more about the chromatography technique by making their own drawings or about the work of water decontamination using food dyes and absorbent materials.

They were also shown various samples of microalgae under a microscope and carried out small fermentation processes by mixing baker’s yeast, water and sugar to inflate a balloon.

Finally, they were able to play a simple recycling game in which they had to review their knowledge and ‘fit’ the different cards with different products and waste in the corresponding bucket and competed in a Kahoot to test their knowledge of sustainable energy.